Above and Beyond (song)
|"Above and Beyond"|
|Single by Buck Owens|
|B-side||'Til These Dreams Come True|
|Released||March 7, 1960|
|Buck Owens singles chronology|
|"Above and Beyond"|
|Single by Rodney Crowell|
|from the album Diamonds & Dirt|
|Released||June 1989 (U.S.)|
|Producer(s)||Tony Brown and Rodney Crowell|
|Rodney Crowell singles chronology|
"Above and Beyond", also known as "Above and Beyond (The Call of Love)" is a song written by Harlan Howard and recorded by American country music singer Buck Owens. Released in 1960 as a single with "'Til These Dreams Come True" on the B-side, Owens' rendition reached No. 3 on the Billboard country singles charts that year. It was his third single.
In 1967, "Above and Beyond" was recorded by singer Wynn Stewart and was the title track of his 3rd album, which was on the Hilltop label.
In 1989, Rodney Crowell recorded a cover version on his album Diamonds & Dirt. This cover, released with "She Loves the Jerk" on the B-side, charted at No. 1 on the country chart in late 1989. It was the fifth consecutive No. 1 hit from the album, as well as the fifth and final No. 1 of his career.
|U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles||3|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||1|
|US Hot Country Songs (Billboard)||1|
|Canada Country Tracks (RPM)||3|
|US Country Songs (Billboard)||6|
- Whitburn, Joel (2008). Hot Country Songs 1944 to 2008. Record Research, Inc. p. 310. ISBN 0-89820-177-2.
- Whitburn, p. 109
- "Top RPM Country Tracks: Issue 6591." RPM. Library and Archives Canada. October 2, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
- "Rodney Crowell – Chart history" Billboard Hot Country Songs for Rodney Crowell.
- "RPM Top 100 Country Tracks of 1989". RPM. December 23, 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
- "Best of 1989: Country Songs". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. 1989. Retrieved August 28, 2013.
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by Willie Nelson
|Billboard Hot Country Singles
September 23, 1989
"Let Me Tell You About Love"
by The Judds
|RPM Country Tracks
October 2, 1989
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